Musings

At Ground Level: plastic forks

This re-location professional was teaching me a HUGE lesson in boundaries. He could pack someone’s seemingly useless items with the same care as someone’s perceived expensive artifacts because he wasn’t taking any of it home. He didn’t need to pack a lot of old baggage in these boxes-why did I? That’s when a glow of appreciation began to warm my heart...

At Ground Level: nail polish

. No expensive tools or extensive time commitment are needed to bring you back to a centered, more balanced, place of being - just five fingers and this simple counting down technique.

At Ground Level: roadside assistance

There is roadside assistance available when the coulda/woulda/shouldas take control of your steering wheel. I find support shows up immediately when I take a look out the window and take in the sight of Helianthus annuus.

At Ground Level: red socks

Actually, ‘tis the season for a lot of things and that’s why I felt inspired to get myself ready with a new pair of hand-knit red wool socks. What ‘lot of things’ do I mean? Runny nose. Sandpaper throat. Achey-breaky joints. Seems the ailments start swirling around us as we ease into Autumn and thanks to my friend Dr. Carrie Kaiser, MA ND I learned how socks can help me avoid the malaise (tossing in a bit of French for your entertainment & education) with a good ol’ fashion home remedy.

DIY Summer Solstice: Sun in Hands

Each Solstice gives us an opportunity to pause and celebrate our place in the natural rhythm of life. I demonstrate the technique Sun in Hands so you can mindfully connect to your own healing Light at any time.

At Ground Level: a tattered envelop

I recently came across two old envelops snugly filed away. One was weathered and showed its age with the shade of yellow that only archived paper achieves. Hidden within this envelop -postmarked Albuquerque 1959- was a letter to my grandmother “written” by a two-week old me. The other envelop from the past, too, but not … Continue reading At Ground Level: a tattered envelop

DIY: Solstice Sun Tea

It is Summer Solstice season! Here's a favorite recipe that helps infuse your intentions with solar power. The sun embodies the best qualities of the Divine Male: think strength, protection, leadership, and focus while the warm spices and bright citrus notes in the tea reflects the best of what the sun offers.

At Ground Level: Tule fog

Tule (too-lee) fog is a weather phenomenon unique to the San Joaquin Valley. Named after the Tule River, the fog is produced when moist air fills the valley bed and is trapped against the cold damp ground by an inversion layer of warmer air above. Essentially the vapor droplets in the fog freeze forming an impenetrable cloud of suspended ice. Seeing the fog make its winter-y creep into the Valley got me to musing about patience.